Who is Lexi Underwood from “Cruel Summer” season 2? Here everything we know so far

Who is Lexi Underwood from “Cruel Summer” season 2? Here everything we know so far
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  • Lexi Underwood  is an NAACP Image Award-nominated actress and singer
  • She is featuring as a leading lady in season two of the Freeform drama series Cruel Summer
  • Underwood will portray the role of Isabella, the daughter of foreign diplomats

Lexi Underwood is an American actress and singer. The actress is a new leading lady in season two of the Freeform drama series Cruel Summer. She will be replacing Eloise Payet in the upcoming sophomore season.

However, Cruel Summer currently doesn’t have an official release date yet.

If you are viewers of season one of Cruel Summer then you will definitely be waiting for season 2 drama. Season 1 debuted in April 2021 and followed the story of Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt), who was kidnapped and later rescued, and Jeanette Turner (Chiara Aurelia), who was accused of knowing the whereabouts of the missing girl.

The series was set in the 90s from 1993 to 1995. So what will season 2 be about?

What could Cruel Summer season 2 be about?

A source confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that there will be some major changes in season 2. The show will be set in the Pacific Northwest and goes back to the 2000s for another mystery.

Cruel Summer will aires on Freeform
Cruel Summer will aires on Freeform (Source: US Magazine)

Lexi stars along with previously announced cast members such as Sadie Stanley, Griffin Gluck, KaDee Strickland, Paul Adelstein, and more. According to Freeform, season two of the anthology follows the rise and fall of an intense teenage friendship

The network said,

“The season twists and turns as it tracks the early friendship between Megan (Stanley), Isabella (Underwood) and Megan’s best friend Luke (Gluck). The love triangle that blossomed, and the mystery that would impact all of their lives going forward.”

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Which role will Lexi Underwood portray in season 2?

 

Underwood stars in the role of Isabella, the daughter of foreign diplomats, who is spending a year as an exchange student with the Landry family. She immediately shakes up life in this little town, but there were also reasons why she chose to remain with the Landrys for the rest of her life.

What else is Lexi Underwood in?

Lexi is an NAACP Image Award-nominated actress for her role as Kerry Washington’s daughter in Hulu’s Little Fires. She made her professional debut as an artist at the age of 10.

Lexi Underwood appearing as a leading lady in season two of the Freeform drama series Cruel Summer
Lexi Underwood appears as a leading lady in season two of the Freeform drama series Cruel Summer (Source: IG)

In November 2013, she made her theatrical debut at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC in their acclaimed production of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol as Want/Urchin Girl. The following year, she made her television debut on the CBS series Person of Interest portraying the role of Queen Bee.

She since appeared in several series, plays Athena in Will Vs The Future, Pearl Warren in Little Fires Everywhere, and so on. Currently, she is portraying Malia Obama in the Showtime anthology The First Lady opposite Viola Davis.

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